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6th Annual 12K’s of Christmas® & Santa’s Pet Village

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December 13
Freestone District Park

6th anniversary

12k’s of Christmas® & Santa’s Pet Village

Saturday, December 13th

7:30 am to 12:30 pm

Gilbert Freestone District Park, 1045 E. Juniper Road, Gilbert AZ 85233

FREE admission

Join us for the 6th anniversary of this locally-produced event that celebrates Christmas and raises money to help the animals. The 12k’s of Christmas®, Arizona’s Event of the Year, hosts the largest pet adoption event of the season in the East Valley. Along with our friends from Maricopa County Animal Care & Control, there will be at least 25 animal rescue groups in Santa’s Pet Village.

Meet new furry friends, shop in the Christmas Bazaar and enjoy Christmas Caroling on the San Tan Ford Reindeer Stage at this FREE event. Bring the little ones to meet Santa and play on the bouncy.

For the fitness minded, run or walk in the 12k, 6k or 1.2k event with carolers at every “k”. Strollers and leashed pets welcome. Gifts for the best Christmas-themed running outfits, best decorated entries, most Christmas spirit, and cutest pets. Pre-register for the run/walk online at A portion of the proceeds support Maricopa County Animal Care & Control and Friends of Animals Care and Control.


For more, see or call 480 609 3978

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1045 E. Juniper Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
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